There are two people in our family who are just so funny that you love to be around them and often the comment is heard, “if we could get Sharon and Carol together one day, we would die from laughter.”
Sharon lives in Indiana and Carol in Wisconsin, so it has not happened yet, but Sharon has begun blogging. She was shamed into it really by a couple of bloggers, okay, me and her friend. She tried her hand, Just who are you people? « Braindebris’s Weblog, and was (as we suspected) hysterical. She is one of ‘those’ people, who if she wrote regularly enough would be publishing a book. She is that funny, just check out the The Immortal Rabbit « Braindebris’s Weblog if you want to split a gut.
She took a long break from blogging, much to our disgust, and is back now on a weekly blog schedule. You would think she has a life or something! She also mentioned it takes a good hour to put a blog post together. Who knew!
So, this morning, I checked how her weekend was and she brought up the often mysterious workings of the blogosphere and the people who take the time to read your blog but rarely write comments.
My readership is not huge, it has dropped since I have gotten less regular in posting. However, in the beginning, when my readership would hit 1,000 for the month, I never had commenters, other than one. There were 999 people out there lurking. XUP always comments, all the way from Canada. Aren’t you ashamed fellow Americans? I have to get comments from Canada. Pollyanna Rainbow Sunshine and the Needles of Doom often commented, but I have been really remiss commenting on their blog lately. Don’t you love that name though!
I have also been blogging a bit less lately myself, as I work on my eternal update to my website. I feel like one of those people on the commercial, staring wide eyes, pupils dilated from staring at the screen, mind numb … anyway, you get the not pretty picture. I only have one section left to go on the website and am soooo look forward to it being done.
This morning, here is a copy my monthly stats. Notice the slow decline.
So, I checked Search terms.
“no blood for oil Viggo” – as in Viggo Mortensen, no surprise there. Half of my readership is searching for “Viggo” – Talk about stalkers!
“Worms …” – EUWWW! especially when in the house.
“actor with low ears” – Okay, is this person casting a movie? I have written about actors, and I have written a post due to the lovely commercial based on the old song “do your ears hang low. ” But, I have NEVER written about an actor with low ears. I am not even sure why you would want to find an actor with low ears.
In an effort to raise my stats, I realize that I have three sure winners:
- Viggo Mortensen
- Movie reviews
Okay, Viggo Mortensen is hot and I do understand the fascination. He keeps his private life mysterious and he’s hot and he likes dark chocolate and he’s hot. What more could you want? The only thing is, I do not actually know Mr. Mortensen (I love his name by the way— Viggo Mortensen—-it’s lyrical. This is coming from someone named VanVleck. Not so lyrical.
So, I shall now vow to make more of an effort to review movies about Viggo Mortensen and you, my kind readers (numbers 13 to 30 and occasionally 1,000) shall occasionally drop me a line to let me know what you like, or do not like, on my blog.
Oh, and I will try not to be a stalker myself.